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Author Bromley, Ida
Title Tetraplegia and paraplegia [electronic resource] : a guide for physiotherapists / by Ida Bromley
Imprint Edinburgh ; New York : Churchill Livingstone, 2006
book jacket
Edition 6th ed
Descript x, 416 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
1.Spinal Cord Injury -- 2.Physiological Effects and Their Initial Management -- 3.Patient-Centred Practice -- 4.The Acute Lesion -- 5.Respiratory Therapy -- 6.Pressure ₆ Effects and Prevention -- 7.Initial Physical Re-Education -- 8.Personal Independence -- 9.The Bio-Mechanical Principles Used in Transferring -- 10.Basic Functional Movements -- 11.Wheelchairs and Wheelchair Management -- 12.Transfers -- 13.Gait Training -- 14.Ultra-High Lesions -- 15.The Incomplete Spinal Lesion -- 16.Spinal Cord Injury in Children -- 17.Ageing with Spinal Cord Injury -- 18.Complications -- 19.Sport in Rehabilitation -- Appendix 1. Standard Neurological Classification of Spinal Cord Injury -- Appendix 2. Functional Independence Measure (FIM) -- Appendix 3. Spinal Cord Independence Measure -- Appendix 4. Major Segmental Innervation of the Muscles of the Upper Limb -- Appendix 5. Major segmental innervation of the muscles of the lower limb. -- Appendix 6. Functional Independence -- Appendix 7. Segmental Innervation of the Skin -- Appendix 8. Useful Addresses and Equipment Suppliers
Electronic reproduction. Amsterdam : Elsevier Science & Technology, 2009. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on Oct. 26, 2009). Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions
Extensively illustrated and easy to use, this practical resource offers clear guidelines and step-by-step sequences for moving and working with individuals with differing levels of paralysis. It serves as both an ideal student textbook and a valuable clinical manual for therapists who see tetraplegic and paraplegic patients. Clear, practical, concise chapters present important information in an easily understandable approach.Spiral-bound format enables the book to lay flat for easy reference in the clinical setting or classroom.Excellent coverage of wheelchairs and wheelchair management is included
Elsevier
Link Original 0443101809 9780443101809 (DLC) 2006298559 (OCoLC)70059719
Subject Quadriplegia -- rehabilitation
Paraplegia -- rehabilitation
Physical Therapy Modalities
Quadriplegia -- Physical therapy
Paraplegia -- Physical therapy
Tétraplégie -- Physiothérapie
Paraplégie -- Physiothérapie
Electronic books. local
Alt Author ScienceDirect (Online service)
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